AMA CPT® Assistant - 1993 Issue 4 (April)

Ophthalmic Ultrasound (Winter 1993)

Winter 1993 pages 12-14 Coding Clarification Ophthalmic Ultrasound CPT codes 76511,76512 and 76519 are the codes most frequently used to describe ophthalmic ultrasound (echography) procedures. Other codes (76513, 76516, 76529) also describe ophthalmic ultrasound. The purpose of this article is to describe when each of these codes would be reported; the more frequently used codes will be described first. 76511Ophthalmic ultrasound, echography, diagnostic; A-scan only, with amplitudequantification 76512contact B-scan (with or without simultaneous A-scan) 76516Ophthalmic biometry by ultrasound echography, A-scan; 76519with intraocular lens power calculation CPT code 76519 describes the most commonly performed diagnostic procedure; this procedure determines...

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